THANKS FOR VISITING THE WEBSITE! THIS POLICY APPLIES TO YOUR USE OF THE PRODUCTS AND SERVICES OF THE WEBSITE, MOBILE APP AND ANY SERVICES PROVIDED BY THE COMPANY
LegalClick values your privacy when you visit it, provide your personal information while registering through the website, accessing the free services or through app downloaded on your phones and interact with the content, users and service providers on our site. The following policy elaborates on our policies for utilizing your data and personal information with an assurance that we do not disclose any of your personal or sensitive data to any third party without your express consent. If you are using our services, it signifies your acceptance of the Policy without any limitation.
WHAT DATA/INFORMATION IS COLLECTED?
We collect your personal data or information which is utilized and reasonably required by us to help improve and personalize our services and your experience with us. Personal Data or Information shall mean any information that helps in identifying a person, directly or indirectly, in particular reference to his social, physical, cultural or physiological identity.
The Collection, Use, Retention and Disclosure shall be in accordance with these principles only and any personal data shall be collected as in reasonably required in the appropriate circumstances.
Information you provide us voluntarily: The Website or the App collects personal information from Lawyers that may include their names, addresses, education and professional experience, contact information, e-mail id, gender, skills and such other information that may be required for registration on the basic by creating a free or premium account. Such information is useful to distribute to the Clients who avail the services of the Website. Account id and Password shall also be stored with the website during registration process.We may also require your profile display picture so that other users may identify you conveniently.
The Clients shall also have to provide personal information including name, contact address, phone number, gender and such other details while registering for the shopping cart for purchasing the services of the Lawyers.
The user(s) may also provide us their credit card or financial information for using any premium services available on our website if and when charged by the Website.
Information that we may collect impliedly: We may occasionally collect some Data that may include the domain names, Internet Protocol Address (IP), preference behavior/history, user history regarding usage of the website, user suggestions/preferences, and such other information which may help in better legal/administrative compliances. Such information is not linked to any personal or sensitive information collected and hence may be retained in our records for necessary future references.
We also collect information regarding your phone contacts, their e-mail ids and such other details that may be synchronized from your phone when you use our app.
Information passively collected: Certain data may fall in an opt-out category and the users may be prompted to opt-out of providing any detail inquired by the website. Such information may be collected passively through tracking/data navigation and may be retained based on business or marketing needs of the website. Such information will not be essential for completion of any transaction and hence visitors may choose to opt-out of it.
Publicly posted Information: Any personal information or data that is posted by the user(s) in the public domain or Q & A section of the website which may also include client ratings, peer endorsements etc shall no longer be considered ‘personal’. The website shall no longer be responsible for the security of such information.
HOW ARE WE USING INFORMATION OR DATA?
Personal Information: We use your personal information so that we help you facilitate through our services, create accounts and to process your requests. We may use your information and preferences to suggest you the Lawyers or their services according to your location or interest areas, send you promotional messages, advertisements about any new legal services or firms. We further collect your credit card information to process payments easily and securely. We further collect your personal information to contact you whenever necessary and in case the law mandates is to do so.
Non-personal Information: We use your navigational behavior, your opinions/suggestions/reviews, computer’s IP or location, frequency of posts or shares you make about a particular subject and such other non-personal data to improve our services like advertisement targeting, customer choices, diagnose server problems and increasing service options for you.
Third Parties: We may share your personal information or non-personal information with any affiliated third-party in order to complete the transaction. For instance, we may share your credit card information or bonus points from your shopping cart with our credit processing partners or PayPal so that payment can be made. We may provide your information as is necessary to our advertising partners with your explicit consent.
SECURITY OF DATA
The website intends to implement Industry Best Practices to protect Personal Information against any unlawful or unauthorized use. This is done by taking following steps:
- Prevents any accidental or unlawful loss/ alteration or modification to such information stored. We use a secure server with Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption software and store such credit card information using encryption methods designed to prevent unauthorized access. Additionally, your account information is accessible online only through the use of a password.
- Prevents any unauthorized access or disclosure to any third party who is not a necessary party to the transaction without parents’ consent;
- Notifies Data subjects about any accidental or unauthorized access of their data that may lead to any damage or harm; and
- Non-disclosure and no-retaining of credit card or financial information to any non-affiliated party.
You are requested to keep your accounts and password confidential as well as any communication or exchange of any document/graphics/works under the Attorney-Client privilege.
WHEN DO WE DISCLOSE INFORMATION?
Any information relating to you will not be disclosed to any non-affiliated or third-party without your express consent. However, we may be bound to disclose such information: if it is required by some statute, law, rule, regulation or court order; if it is already in public domain or if it is consented by you to be disclosed to that party.
Managing Preferences: The user(s) may adjust or change their preferences regarding the collection of their information by the website through cookies or other identifiers. You may also customize your privacy setting for receiving or opting out of newsletters or other communications.
Please note that use of such third party advertisements or cookies shall not make us liable for anything.
USE BY CHILDREN
Our services are intended only for the use of Lawyers and Clients. Children below 13 years of age are strictly prohibited from availing the services.
RETENTION OF DATA
The website undertakes that it shall retain the Personal Data or any other information shall be stored as long as it is required reasonably. Registered members may send a request for alteration/updating of their personal data and such requests shall be processed within seven (7) days of intimation of such requests. However, there may be exemptions to Right of Access of the registered members/ visitors to such data which include the opinion data kept for evaluative purposes, confidential information related to the website or other users and such other data as may be decided by the organization.
The Website does not store/retain any credit information/financial information except as is necessary for the completion of the transactions availed by the users. It further does not share such information with any third party.
USE OF DEMOGRAPHY AND OTHER INFORMATION
The website may use your geographic/demographical location for assessing market of the website or for complying with legal requirements, collecting money and so on. Such collection is not linked to any of your personal data and you may further opt-out of providing such information on being prompted by the website.
The content of this website shall not be duplicated/copies/printed/downloaded/transmitted without written prior approval of the organization. Violation of any intellectual property of any idea/ scheme/ product/design/document on the website shall be deemed illegal and appropriate action shall be taken forthwith.
MERGER AND ACQUISITIONS:
In case of a merger or acquisition, we reserve the right to transfer all the information, including personally identifiable information, stored with us to the new entity or company thus formed. Any change in the website’s policies and standing will be notified to you through email.
LINKS TO THIRD PARTY WEBSITES:
Our website contains links to other websites. The fact that we link to a website is not an endorsement, authorization or representation of our affiliation with that third party. We do not exercise control over third party websites. These other websites may place their own cookies or other files on your computer, collect data or solicit personally identifiable information from you. Other sites follow different rules regarding the use or disclosure of the personally identifiable information you submit to them. We encourage you to read the privacy policies or statements of the other websites you visit.
Google’s advertising requirements can be summed up by Google’s Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users. https://support.google.com/adwordspolicy/answer/1316548?hl=en. Our website uses Google AdSense Advertising.
Our website has implemented the following:-
- a) Remarketing with Google AdSense
- b) Google Display Network Impression Reporting
- c) Demographics and Interests Reporting
- d) DoubleClick Platform Integration
Our website along with third-party vendors, such as Google use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookies) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) or other third-party identifiers together to compile data regarding user’s interactions with ad impressions, and other ad service functions as they relate to our website.
DO NOT TRACK:
Do Not Track (“DNT”) is a privacy preference that users can set in certain web browsers. DNT is a way for users to inform website and services that they do not want certain information about their webpage visits collected over time and across websites or online services.
We are committed to providing you with meaningful choices about the information collected on our website for third party purposes, and that is why we provide the opt-out links. However, we do not recognize or respond to browser-initiated DNT signals, as the Internet industry is currently still working toward defining exactly what DNT means, what it means to comply with DNT, and a common approach to responding to DNT.
We also use surveys to collect information about our users. From time to time, we request users’ input in order to evaluate potential features and services. The decision to answer a survey is completely yours. We use information gathered from surveys to improve our services.
We may offer you the opportunity to use our invitation services and application so that you can tell your family members and friends about us. The service will enable you to import at your direction your contact list from certain email services that you may be using and to send an email on your behalf from your email address, inviting your family member and friends to try the services offered by our website. The information you provide will be used solely to facilitate your sending of the invitation and will not be stored or used by us for any other purpose. If you are a recipient of an invitation and have elected to opt out from receiving any further invitations from us, we will retain your email address solely for the purposes of honoring your opt-out further invitations.
PHISHING OR FALSE EMAILS:
If you receive an unsolicited email that appears to be from us or one of our members that requests personal information (such as your credit card, login, or password), or that asks you to verify or confirm your account or other personal information by clicking on a link, that email was likely to have been sent by someone trying to unlawfully obtain your information, sometimes referred to as a “phisher” or “spoofer.” We do not ask for this type of information in an email. Do not provide the information or click on the link. Please contact us at _____________________________________ (email address) if you get an email like this.
The policy constitutes a part of the user terms. We have taken utmost care to avoid any inconsistency or conflict of this policy with any other terms, agreements or guidelines available on our website. In case there exists a conflict, we request you to kindly contact us for the final provision and interpretation.
The Privacy Statement is governed in accordance with the laws of USA